November 5, 2020 Subject:
NOT modernising the stories = genius
Contrary to the jadedchap above, I'm happy to see that they haven't mucked about with Christie, who was a genius. People who aren't at that level can only spoil things.
August 14, 2020 Subject:
Professional work hamstrung by a decision spoiling much.
The sound quality is OK, the voice actors are competent and doing their job (rare enough), but the decision NOT to modernize the stories keeps some a bit bleak, predictable & boring.
Some cases are more convincing than others, and I note that "The ABC murders!" is especially interesting, as Hercules Poirot distinguishes (narrates to us listeners) the difference between the type of murderer eager for attention & mocking the investigators and the kind of murderer hiding the traces and obscuring the investigation instead.
Personally, I also appreciated "A Murder in Mesopotamia".
For fans of Agatha Christie such may not matter, but I remembered some of the makers from: